A framing member, usually cut to a precise length at the mill and designed to be used in framing building walls with little or no trimming before it is set in place. Studs are most often 2x4s, but 2x3s, 2x6s, and other sizes are also included in the stud category; studs may be of wood, steel, or composite material.
A fastener which is threaded at both ends with an unthreaded shank in between. One end (which often has a thread tolerance which results in more thread interference) is secured into a tapped hole, the other is used with a nut.
An ornamental knob or boss, rod, pin, or nail with a decorative head. Also a detachable, buttonlike device inserted through one or more holes, buttonholes, or loops, eyelets of any material, meant to serve as a decorative fastener.
Stud poker games are games where some of the cards in a player's hand are exposed. - i.e. some of their cards are face up. The main Stud games are 5-card Stud and 7-card Stud. In a sense, however, even Texas Hold' Em could be considered to be a stud game, although all the exposed cards in this game are communal cards.
A NFL player who has proved himself to be a top scoring player at his position. These players should be started each week regardless of match-up and should only be benched during bye weeks and significant injuries.
Usually short for seven card stud. Also refers to stud games in general, including five card stud, in which each player is dealt a number of non-shared cards and must use only those cards. May be contrasted with flop games and draw games.
The generic term for poker games where players receive the first card(s) down followed by some up cards where those up cards are exclusively for the use of that player. There may be a further down card as in 7 Card Stud.
Stud is a British folk-rock band from the early 1970s, that featured Taste bassist Charlie McCracken (born Richard McCracken, 26 June 1948 in Northern Ireland) and two members of Family, former bass guitarist John Weider and future bass player, Jim Cregan.
Small jewel placed on an ornament, such as an earring. May also refer to the verb form of setting with a stud. Sometimes additionally refers to a cable that holds together a metallic ornamental chain, such as a necklace.